Shiraz, Iran Newswire

Shiraz, Iran Newswire

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  1. Girl is beaten and arrested by Iran's 'morality police'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Girls were only released after being made to sign written pledges that they would not wear the ripped trousers again and adhere to country's strict dress The girl, who has not been named, was celebrating her birthday with friends when they were hauled into a police van in the city of Shiraz, in south-west Iran. The girls were only set free after being made to sign written pledges they would not wear the ripped trousers again and follow the country's strict dress.

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  2. Devastating flood hits southern IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Tehran Times

    Heavy flood has stricken the southern provinces of Bushehr and Fars, causing large scale damages and tremendous devastation since Friday. "Torrential rain caused serious damages to five villages in the city of Jahrom, Fars province, and resulted in emergency evacuation of the villages," Fars news agency quoted MP Mohammad Reza Rezaei as saying.

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  3. Violent accused curse, spit at mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Trinidad Guardian

    Siddiq Mohammed, third from left, attempts to spit on cameramen while being escorted to the San Fernando Magistrates' Court yesterday. Mohammed, Brandon Basdeo, left, and his cousin Shiraz Mohammed.

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  4. 14-yr-old girl beaten up 'for wearing ripped jeans' in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Times of India

    A 14-year-old girl alleges that she has been beaten and detained for wearing ripped jeans in Iran , in the latest report of police brutality against women and girls. Zahra , was celebrating her birthday with friends last week when a patrol of "morality police" pulled up.

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  5. German author Martin Mosebach praises Persian literatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Tehran Times

    German author Martin Mosebach has praised Persian literature and said that Europe has borrowed much from the Persian culture and language. The author met a number of Iranian authors and literary scholars in a session held at the University of Shiraz on Monday in collaboration with the German Embassy in Tehran.

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  6. UCF student stuck in Iran gets back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... for him to focus on his own research, knowing his brother was working to keep up from their family's home in Shiraz, Iran. "It was very hard," Mojtaba Shirazi said. "He's exhausted, so he needs to rest a all of my friends were waiting for this ...

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  7. Persepolis: Iran tourism gateway faces climate threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Al Jazeera

    It has been more than a year since international sanctions against Iran were lifted, symbolically reopening the country to the rest of the world. While political tensions between the West and Tehran continue, one of the industries that has benefited most from the thawing of relations is tourism, with the country reporting 18 percent growth in international arrivals last year.

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  8. How Deep Was the Obama-Iran Relationship?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | American Thinker

    The Obama administration's effort to engage Iran remained a matter of suspicion until the 44th American president left the White House. Concerns began mounting especially after Obama turned his back on the 2009 uprising in parallel to the revelation of secret correspondence with Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.

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  9. 11:37 Iran culture week opens in AshgabatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | AkiPress

    Cultural Week of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Turkmenistan is taking place in Ashgabat on February 6-8, reports the Turkmen foreign ministry. The event was attended by the representatives of the Ministry of Culture of Turkmenistan, public, mass media, representatives of the diplomatic missions accredited in Ashgabat, workers of culture and art, teachers and students of the higher educational institutions of the capital.

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  10. As Iran's Khamenei and Trump spar, sports and academic ties feel blowbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Christian Science Monitor

    Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei spoke about Trump's presidency for the first time, saying Trump had shown the 'true face of America.' In this Feb. 27, 2011 file photo, US free style wrestler Daniel Bergman, left, signs Iranian flags for Iranian boys during Takhti Wrestling Cup on the Persian Gulf island of Kish, Iran.

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  11. Immigrants arrive after hold on banRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Boston Herald

    Some Iranians waiting for loved ones at Logan International Airport defended aspects of President Trump's controversial travel ban but were quick to say their lives have been flipped upside down by the executive order targeting seven Muslim countries. "There's a mixed feeling.

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  12. With Trump travel ban still blocked, travellers head to USRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Channelnewsasia.com

    PALM BEACH: A US appeals court has rejected a government request to reinstate President Donald Trump's controversial immigration ban, prompting travellers from seven mainly Muslim nations to hurry to enter the country before the next legal twist. The early-morning ruling from a federal appeals court was the latest chapter in a saga which began on Jan 27, when Trump issued a blanket ban on all refugees, and travellers from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

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  13. Mistery of lizardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Tehran Times

    Southwestern Kermanshah, Ilam, Khuzestan, Lorestan, and Bushehr provinces are considered as the geographic range of Mesopotamian spiny-tailed lizard in Iran. They apparently are confined to the Mesopotamian plain and Zagros foothills of Iraq and southwestern Iran.

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  14. MoreRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 4 | Art Daily

    Ali Banisadr, We Haven't Landed on Earth Yet, 2012. Oil on linen Ali Banisadr.

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  15. Grape debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | BBC News

    Until the Islamic revolution, Iran had a tradition of wine-making which stretched back centuries. It centred on the ancient city of Shiraz - but is there a connection between the place and the wine of the same name now produced and drunk across the world? "I remember my father bringing in the grapes and putting them in a big clay vat," says California-based wine-maker Darioush Khaledi, recalling his childhood in pre-revolutionary Iran.

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  16. Human rights lawyer shares experience of challenges of practising law in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Nanaimo News Bulletin

    ... stood up for human rights in Iran," he said. Raeesi has plenty of experience to draw on. He practised law in Shiraz, Iran, for 20 years and defended political prisoners, journalists, and women and children who were sentenced to the death penalty. ...

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  17. 'Grey's Anatomy' star Sandra Oh on animated film 'Window Horses' at Santa Barbara Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Washington Times

    ... Marie Fleming, follows Rosie Ming (Miss Oh), a Canadian poet who is invited to travel to a poetry festival in Shiraz, Iran. In Iran she makes the acquaintance of other poets and learns about her long-lost Iranian father. The film also features the ...

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  18. Shah of Shahs / Ryszard KapuscinskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Impressions and Expressions of Ijon

    A little over a year ago, I devoured Ryszard KapuA>ciA ski 's short book "Shah of Shahs" in a single day. KapuA>ciA ski was a hard-boiled journalist, a kind of Polish hybrid of Indiana Jones and Hunter S. Thompson, except far more daring than the latter, and, um, an actual person, unlike the former.

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  19. Brother of UCF PhD student stuck in Iran: "This is not the solution"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Mojtaba said he wasn't allowed to return for more than six months and flew back to the U.S. on Christmas Day - after missing the fall semester. Mahmoud wasn't cleared for a visa until last Wednesday.

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  20. Travel ban concerns some in Iowa, which relies on foreign-born doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | USA Today

    More than 3,000 of the 13,000 physicians who hold active Iowa licenses were born outside the United States, according to the Iowa Board of Medicine, which regulates the profession. Travel ban concerns some in Iowa, which relies on foreign-born doctors More than 3,000 of the 13,000 physicians who hold active Iowa licenses were born outside the United States, according to the Iowa Board of Medicine, which regulates the profession.

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